Category Archives: Trade Wars

Lucy Counts On Charlie Brown To Fall For It Again (Trade Wars)

I will be signing our very large and comprehensive Phase One Trade Deal with China on January 15. The ceremony will take place at the White House. High level representatives of China will be present. At a later date I … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tariffman!

And as long as we are talking ’bout New Year’s Eve booze and New Year’s Day hangovers, this letter from wine writer Jon Bonné to Amb. Robert Lighthizer lays out the foolishness of the Trade Wars with France and the … Continue reading

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The Trade Wars Get Weird(er)

You really cannot make up stuff like this: “President Trump must decide within days whether to proceed with the next round of tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese goods, which are slated to go into effect on Sunday. [Peter] Navarro, … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tariffman!

Yesterday, Comrade Stupid took his fingers out of his nose long enough to tweet: Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies. which is not good for our farmers. Therefore, effective immediately, I will restore … Continue reading

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Only The Finest People, Part Infinity

When I ask rhetorically, “where does Prznint McGrifter find these people,” I have to remind myself that it was his Fratsputin, Jared Kushner who found White House Trade Advisor Peter Navarro while perusing conspiracy theory and other crank authors on … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tariffman Continues!

Hey guys, I missed this tweet on Saturday: The deal I just made with China is, by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made for our Great Patriot Farmers in the history of our Country. In fact, there is … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tariffman Cont.

This Politico article is gonna leave a mark: “Derek Scissors, a China expert at the American Enterprise Institute who sometimes advises the White House, said U.S. businesses aren’t gaining many concessions from Beijing. “‘What the U.S. is getting is purchases … Continue reading

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Quid Meets Quo, Goes Pro

The Adventures of Tariffman! You guys, China really didn’t get the joke that the Republicans claimed Prznint Stupid was making to China! The Daily Beast tells us… Michael Pillsbury, an outside adviser to President Donald Trump on China trade policy, … Continue reading

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Report: China Has No Sense Of Humor!

Hey guys, you know how the Republicans were all running to Pol POTUS’s defense after he asked China to dig up dirt on Joe Biden? You know, when they said that clearly he was just kidding? You know, variations on … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tariffman Continues!

Hey guys, did you know that yesterday the first big wave of U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made consumer goods took effect? The LATimes tells us that the list includes (Fair Warning Mobile Readers – it’s a PDF): boots slippers leather shoes … Continue reading

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